About Bharathiar University
Bharathiar University, named after the great visionary and a revolutionary National Poet Subramania Bharathi was established in Coimbatore by the Government of Tamil Nadu in February 1982. It is the offspring of the University of Madras and is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi. The University has its principles enshrined with the motto “Educate to Elevate” and at present 112 colleges from its jurisdiction over the four districts Coimbatore, Erode, Tiruppur and The Nilgiris are affiliated to it.
It has 39 departments in the campus located in a sprawling area of 1000 acres at the foothills of Maruthamalai in the Western ghats. Bharathiar University has been ranked 14th among the Indian Universities and 1st among the State Universities of Tamil Nadu by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the MHRD, Government of India.